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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 near noon then to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 25 late overnight and to variable 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Monday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries or showers this afternoon and ending this evening. Snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 11:10 AM NST 28 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 999 mb located over Cabot
Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 997 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 984 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Cabot Strait will move to lie over the
Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning. Southeasterly gales ahead of
the low will shift to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are
In effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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